West Elementary



West Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 68
1 67
2 70
3 81
4 72
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary is a public elementary school located in Valley Center, KS in the Valley Center Public School District. It enrolls 400 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary is the 229th largest public school in Kansas and the 31,622nd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 400
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,622nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 229th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 614th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 302nd out of 692

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West Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 205
(51%)
705
(50%)
 Male 195
(49%)
706
(50%)

West Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 321
(80%)
1,161
(82%)
 Hispanic 55
(14%)
151
(11%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
48
(3%)
 Black 6
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 201
(50%)
806
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(38%)
447
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(12%)
158
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, West Elementary is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 362
2006 365
2007 404
2008 421
2009 398
2010 450
2011 393
2012 400

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.4
2007 19.9
2008 20.7
2009 17.1
2010 20.6
2011 17.6
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37292817679558
2006 0.38904109589041
2007 0.32178217821782
2008 0.34679334916865
2009 0.39698492462312
2010 0.46222222222222
2011 0.44020356234097
2012 0.4975

Compare West Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.8%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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West Elementary
Valley Center, KS
Public PK - 04 400 16.9:1  
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Public PK - 08 348 14:1 7 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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